Student Success: Brookline Students Named to Dean's Lists – July 15
A selection of Brookline students named to the dean's lists and honor rolls and notable contributions at their schools around the country.
The following press releases are via the readMedia Newswire, sent in the last week.
Jennifer DelVecchio Named to Dean's List at Providence College
Jennifer DelVecchio, a resident of Brookline, MA and a member of the class of 2014, has been named to the Dean's List at Providence College for the Spring 2012 semester. To qualify for the Dean's List, students must achieve at least a 3.55 grade point average with a minimum of 12 credits.
Providence College is the only college or university in the United States administered by the Dominican Friars. The Catholic, liberal arts college has an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 3,900 students and offers degrees in 49 academic majors. Since 1997, Providence College has consistently been ranked as one of the top five regional universities in the north in U.S. News' America's Best Colleges.
Melanie Huttner, daughter of Chestnut Hill Residents, Earns Undergraduate Degree From Washington University In St. Louis
Melanie Huttner, daughter of Marla Polger and Kenneth Huttner of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts (02467), earned an undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis on May 18. Huttner graduated Summa Cum Laude with a bachelor of arts from the College of Arts and Sciences.
Huttner was among the 2,800 students who received degrees at the university's 151st Commencement ceremony, which was held in Brookings Quadrangle on the Danforth Campus. Mike Peters, the 1981 Pulitzer Prize winner for editorial cartooning and creator of the award-winning cartoon strip Mother Goose & Grimm, delivered the Commencement address. Peters received an honorary doctor of humane letters.
Huttner, a recipient of the Sowden Prize for Outstanding Senior in Chemistry, is a member of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society.
Huttner is a 2008 graduate of Brookline High School in Brookline, Massachusetts.
Washington University is counted among the world's leaders in teaching and research, and it draws students and faculty to St. Louis from all 50 states and more than 110 nations. The total student body is nearly 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students.
The approximately 3,400 faculty teach in seven schools: Arts & Sciences, Brown School, Olin Business School, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, School of Engineering & Applied Science, School of Law and School of Medicine. Twenty-three Nobel laureates have been associated with Washington University, with nine doing the major portion of their pioneering research there.
The university offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs.
Emily Mejail Named to Dean's List at Merrimack College
Emily Mejail, a resident of Chestnut Hill, MA, was named to the Spring Semester 2012 Dean's List at Merrimack College. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must achieve a 3.25 grade point average or higher, based on a 4.0 grading system.
Emily is a Sophomore majoring in Business Administration .
About Merrimack College
The only Catholic Augustinian college in New England, Merrimack College is a selective, independent, co-educational institution with 2,000 full-time students from 22 states and 20 countries. Merrimack's beautiful 220-acre campus is situated 20 minutes north of Boston in North Andover, Massachusetts. Featuring rigorous academics, small classes, and a close-knit residential community, Merrimack offers a wide range of business, education, engineering, liberal arts, science and engineering programs. Our reputation for inspiring excellence is exemplified through our 22,000 alumni--accomplished professionals who are committed to serving the greater good.